Yellowstone NP: Norris Geyser Basin

Norris Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park is a relatively less crowded way to see hydro thermal features.

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Yellowstone NP: Mammoth Hot Springs Area

Mammoth Hot Springs Area is in the north west section of Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone NP: Artist Paintpots

The hydro-thermal features (hot springs, mudpots, and small geysers) in this area received their name because they reminded first explorers of an artist’s paint palette. It is a 1.2 mile walk around the paintpots.

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Yellowstone NP: Upper Geyser Basin

My first adventure on my second trip to Yellowstone was walking Upper Geyser Basin. I highly recommend picking up a copy of the Old Faithful Trail Guide booklet from the Park Ranger desk at the Old Faithful Visitor Center. The booklet has great information about the thermal features in the area and includes a trail…

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#52HikeChallenge 2017 Edition

This year (2017) I decided to participate in the 52 Hike Challenge. The founders, Karla and Phillip, started the challenge after personally experiencing the benefits of hiking once a week for a year. Not only has participating in the challenge helped me mentally and physically this year, but keeping track of my hikes also motivated…

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